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Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Officer at Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority


The Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority (AERA) was established through the Atomic Energy Act Number 16 of 2011 with the purpose of providing adequate protection for people and the environment in present and future generations against the harmful effects of ionizing radiation. The Mandate of AERA is to exercise regulatory control over the importation, exportation, production, processing, handling, use, holding, storage, transportation and disposal of radiation sources, nuclear material and other radioactive materials in order to protect the public, workers and the environment against the harmful effects of ionizing radiation.

In accordance with the foregoing mandate, the vision of AERA is to be an excellent regulatory authority in ensuring nuclear and radiation protection of the public, workers and the environment. The mission of AERA is to regulate the usage of radiation sources, nuclear material and other radioactive materials in an effective, efficient and transparent manner for the protection of people, workers and the environment against the harmful effects of ionizing radiation.

In order to effectively pursue its mandate, AERA requires a competent and motivated work force. Accordingly, applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill various vacant positions tenable at its Offices in Lilongwe. They are challenging positions requiring mature and judicious persons with well-rounded experience, strong business acumen and entrepreneurial attitude, able to meet agreed performance targets and move the Authority towards achieving its mandate. The specific positions being advertised are as follows:

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Officer – Grade AE4

Number of Posts: One (1)

Reporting to: Human Resource and Administration Manager

Purpose of the Job

To provide ICT services to the Authority.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

a) developing, and regularly updating information systems to facilitate operations and decision-making at AERA;
b) Developing, reviewing and implementing ICT strategies, policies and procedures;
c) Advising the Authority on system requirements and specifications and emerging technologies;
d) Maintaining ICT assets by developing and maintaining security and control structures and systems;
e) Developing work plans and ICT activities;
f) Producing technical reports on operations of the ICT;
g) Ensuring full and proper operations of ICT in the Authority in accordance with ICT policy;
h) Managing the Authority’s network installations both Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN);and
i) Performing any other duties relevant to the post as may be assigned;

Minimum required qualifications and work experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in either Computer Science or Information Technology from an accredited institution recognized by NCHE;
  • ITIL or PMP or Prince2 Certification; and
  • Two(2) years’ work experience in ICT.

Additional Skills and Abilities

  •  Good understanding of computer hardware and software systems;
  • Networks and security;
  • High integrity and honesty personality;
  • Conflict resolution skills, problem solving and decision-making abilities;
  • Strong analytical skills and a good eye for detail;
  • Flexible, result oriented and innovative thinking;
  • Good negotiating skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team;
  • Strong planning and organizational skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision; and
  • Good communication and presentation skills.

Method Of Application

Interested applicants who meet the minimum requirements should submit their application letters with certified copies of certificates, detailed up to date Curriculum Vitae (CVs) with three traceable referees and a copy of National ID to:

The Executive Director,
Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority,
Private Bag 368,

Closing date for receiving applications is Tuesday 4th June 2024.

Applicants must clearly write the position being applied for on the envelope.

Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged and invited for interviews.


Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority is an equal opportunity employer therefore female candidates are encouraged to apply.